SCATS campers get settled in at WKU

By Brook Joyner

After moving into Florence Schneider Hall Sunday afternoon, campers at the Summer Camp for Academically Talented Middle School Students (SCATS) got to know their counselors and hallmates, toured campus, and played icebreaker games.

Counselor Sara Rastoder (from left), Lindsay Whitaker of Lexington, and Eliza Scoggin of Midway meet their hall mates during their first hall meeting Sunday, June 11. The meeting also gave counselors the opportunity to go over rules and expectations with the campers. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Counselor Sara Rastoder (from left), Lindsay Whitaker of Lexington, and Eliza Scoggin of Midway meet their hall mates during their first hall meeting Sunday, June 11. The meeting also gave counselors the opportunity to go over rules and expectations with the campers. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Elizabeth Moots (left) of Kirksville, Mo., and Caroline Wedge of Bowling Green play a game with their group Sunday, June 11. The group had to hit a beach ball to one another while calling out their names. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Elizabeth Moots (left) of Kirksville, Mo., and Caroline Wedge of Bowling Green play a game with their group Sunday, June 11. The group had to hit a beach ball to one another while calling out their names. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Jaime Morris of Maryville, Tenn., laughs with fellow campers during an icebreaker Sunday, June 11. For this game campers had to find things they had in common with one another. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Jaime Morris of Maryville, Tenn., laughs with fellow campers during an icebreaker Sunday, June 11. For this game campers had to find things they had in common with one another. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Chris Paris of Prospect plays a modified version of "Duck, Duck, Doose" with his group on Sunday, June 11. The counselors decided to make it "Fish, Fish, Dinosaur" as opposed to the traditional version. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Chris Paris of Prospect plays a modified version of “Duck, Duck, Doose” with his group on Sunday, June 11. The counselors decided to make it “Fish, Fish, Dinosaur” as opposed to the traditional version. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Venus Whittington (from left), of Louisville, Olivia Moore, and Hannah Greenway, both of Bowling Green, talk with their counselor, Maddie Hamblin, after moving into their rooms Sunday, June 11. After all of the girls were moved in, Maddie held a hall meeting to meet the rest of the girls and to go over the rules with them. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Venus Whittington (from left), of Louisville, Olivia Moore, and Hannah Greenway, both of Bowling Green, talk with their counselor, Maddie Hamblin, after moving into their rooms Sunday, June 11. After all of the girls were moved in, Maddie held a hall meeting to meet the rest of the girls and to go over the rules with them. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Kayla Wood (left) and Kenyan Wood, of Horse Cave, carry their belongings up the hill during move-in Sunday, June 11. After settling in,  campers met their counselor and the other people on their hall. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Kayla Wood (left) and Kenyan Wood, of Horse Cave, carry their belongings up the hill during move-in Sunday, June 11. After settling in, campers met their counselor and the other people on their hall. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Counselor Jacob Couch talks with SCATS campers behind Florence Schneider Hall during a campus tour on the first evening of SCATS Sunday, June 11. The tour helped students learn where their classes would be during the next two weeks. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Counselor Jacob Couch talks with SCATS campers behind Florence Schneider Hall during a campus tour on the first evening of SCATS Sunday, June 11. The tour helped students learn where their classes would be during the next two weeks. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Molly Clements (center) of Villa Hills plays an icebreaker game with fellow campers on the first evening of SCATS Sunday, June 11. Pairs of counselors chose a game to play, and the campers rotated among the groups. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Molly Clements (center) of Villa Hills plays an icebreaker game with fellow campers on the first evening of SCATS Sunday, June 11. Pairs of counselors chose a game to play, and the campers rotated among the groups. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Campers play a game to get to know one another better Sunday, June 11. Each group competed to see who could keep the ball in the air for the longest amount of time. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Campers play a game to get to know one another better Sunday, June 11. Each group competed to see who could keep the ball in the air for the longest amount of time. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Simon Forsting of Louisville participates in an icebreaker game Sunday, June 11. The activities helped campers learn each other's names and discover things they have in common with one another. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Simon Forsting of Louisville participates in an icebreaker game Sunday, June 11. The activities helped campers learn each other’s names and discover things they have in common with one another. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
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